See below for a range of markets in Essex.


Basildon Market

Best For: Deli food, fresh fish, luggage, jewellery, fashion

Address: Market Kiosks, St Martins Square, Basildon SS14 1FW

Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays

Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8.30am – 4pm, Fridays: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Saturdays: 8.30am – 5pm

Amenities: Free entry, free Wifi

For further information: 01268 288268 / [email protected]k


Barleylands Farmers Market

Best For: Local handmade goods, muffins, sausages, chutneys, and olives.

Address: Barleylands Farm Office, Barleylands Rd, Billericay CM11 2UD

Dates: Every second Saturday of the month

Times: 9am – 1pm

Amenities: Free entry, parking

For further information: 01268 532 253 / [email protected]


Blackmore Farmers Market

Best for: Local food and crafts, fresh meat and sausages, organic vegetables, and eggs

Address: Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW

Dates: Third Sunday of every month

Times: 10am – 1pm

Amenities: Free entry, parking

For further information: 01277 211883 / [email protected]


Burnham on Crouch Farmers and Artisans Market

Best for: Fresh meat, bread, pies, honey, vegetarian and vegan dishes

Address: Carnival Hall, Devonshire Road, Burnham on Crouch CM0 8EF

Dates: Third Sunday of every month

Times: 9am – 12.30pm

Amenities: Free entry, parking, toilets, disabled access

For further information: 07727 736136 / [email protected]


Coggeshall Farmers Market

Best for: Chocolates, candles, handcrafted goods, ceramics and pottery

Address: Coggeshall Village Hall, Stoneham Street, Coggeshall CO6 1UH

Dates: First Sunday of every month

Times: 10am – 1pm

Amenities: Free entry, free parking, disabled access, toilets

For further information: 07443 333187


Great Garnetts Farm Market

Best for: Fresh fruit and veg, meat, sausages, crafts

Address: Great Garnetts, Bishop Green, Barnston CM6 1NE

Dates: Second Saturday of every month (excluding January, August and December)

Times: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Amenities: Free entry, toilets, parking

For further information: 01245 231 331 / [email protected]


Hylands House Farmers Market

Best for: Locally reared meat, artisan food, handcrafted gifts, fresh bread and pastries

Amenities: Free entry, toilets, parking

Address: Hylands House, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ

Dates: First Sunday of every month, from March to December

Times: 10am – 4pm

For further information: 01245 605500 / [email protected]


Wivenhoe Farmers Market

Best for: Local meats, jams and preserves, eco friendly goods, soaps, preloved clothing

Address: Wivenhoe Congregational Hall, High Street, Wivenhoe CO7 9AB

Dates: Third Saturday of every month

Times: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Amenities: Free entry, parking

For further information: [email protected]


Farmers Market at Colchester Arts Centre

Best for: Locally produced meat, fruit and veg, gluten free food, local honey, health foods

Address: Church Street, Colchester CO1 1NF

Dates: First Friday of every month

Times: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Amenities: Free entry, parking

For further information: 01206 500900 / [email protected]


Pitsea Market

Best for: Vintage goods, jewellery, watches, toys

Address: Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Basildon SS13 3DU

Dates: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Times: Wednesdays: 9am – 3pm, Fridays: 9am – 2pm, Saturdays: 9am – 4pm

Amenities: Free entry, parking

For further information: 01268 745550 / [email protected]

 


In & Around Essex

Tiptree Tea Room at The Barns

The Barns Tea Room, Cressing Temple, Witham Road, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8PD

Kingscliff Hotel

55 Kings Parade, Holland-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 5JB

Maldon Escape Rooms

22 White Horse Ln, Maldon, CM9 5QP

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, Barleylands Farm Park, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD

Rope Runners Ltd

The Secret Nuclear Bunker, Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA

Downham Hall

Downham Hall, Castledon Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1LG

East Anglian Railway Museum

Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS

Audley End House & Gardens

Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

Creeksea Place Barns

Creeksea Place Farm, Ferry Rd, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8PJ